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Dan Miller

  • News anchor at Nashville's WSMV for nearly 30 years
  • Hosted "Miller & Company" on WSMV and TNN
  • Received multiple Emmy Awards, recognized as Most Popular News Anchor in the United States by Television/Radio Age, and voted Best News Anchor more than 20 times in local publications

Dan Miller is one of the most revered broadcasters in Nashville's history.

In the 1980s, Miller hosted his own Sunday evening program, "Miller & Company," a magazine-style show featuring conversational interviews with celebrities and elite figures of the day. The program was the first in Nashville's history to bring musical artists into viewers' dens for in-depth and personal conversations. The enormously popular program drew the biggest names in the music industry, including Minnie Pearl, Tammy Wynette, Dick Clark, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Oprah Winfrey, Willie Nelson, and Miller's childhood hero, Gene Autry.

The "Miller & Company" show's engaging style often lent guest stars to share more personal and in-depth information, adding to its unique appeal. Years later, some of the biggest stars in the business would remember that they never felt as "at ease" as they were sitting and talking with Dan Miller in his restaurant booth studio set. "Miller & Company" was featured on WSMV Channel 4 in Nashville for seven years and was resurrected later in Miller's career on TNN (The Nashville Network) for three years.

Miller earned numerous awards throughout his broadcasting career, including multiple Emmy Awards. He was voted Best News Anchor in local Nashville publications more than 20 times and recognized as the Most Popular News Anchor in the United States in 1986.

Dan Miller passed away in 2009.

Inducted to the Music City Walk of Fame on November 6, 2011.